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Optimist Park

Features You'll Find:
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  • SPORTS
    • Baseball / Softball
    • Basketball
  • ADDITIONAL FEATURES
    • Bike Rack
    • Parking Stalls
    • Parking Stalls / ADA
  • BUILDINGS & PICNIC SITES
    • Picnic / Drop in
  • PLAYGROUNDS
    • Playground (5-12 yrs)
Hours:

Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset

1330 N. James St.
Tacoma, WA 98406

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Optimist Park is nestled in the west end residential area of Tacoma. Acquired and developed in part by the Optimists Club, the park covers almost three acres.

This park was established in 1957.

PARK IMPROVEMENTS

project-status-iconOptimist Soil Remediation

This is another Department of Ecology remediation project.
Status: 3/18/16
The project is complete and should re-open in 2016 after the new turf takes root.

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Learn more about soil cleanup at Optimist Park (pdf)